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, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >> tracie, a question for you. we know the president -- the race was called fo
seminoles and terps kick things off at noon. virginia tech heads north to take on boston college. howard looks to put the finishing touches on a great season when delaware state visits green stadium later today. navy hosts texas state bob cats and the 12th ranked oklahoma sooners pay a visit to morgan town to take on west virginia. that's your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. hope your saturday is a good one. >> carol, thanks. >>> a golden moment captured in the oval office. the u.s. women's gymnastics team stopped by the white house to visit with president obama yesterday. the fierce five were in town for a gymnastics tour. the team captured america's hearts this summer at the london olympics. they won the team all-around gold for the first time since 1996. >>> a big day for a well known comedian has people here in d.c. seeing double. >> ladies and gentlemen, one, two, me! >> steven colbert was in washington yesterday for the unveiling of his very own wax figure in northwest. colbert was born here in d.c. and hosts the colbert report on comedy central. you can see he was quite impresse
. they need to get things fixed before saturday night's home opener against boston. rookie shooting guard bradley biel was quiet, scoring just eight points. but we know he can play. he will have more good nights than bad ones. right now, though, randy whitman wants to see the bradley biel of old. >> basically, i could take myself hard. i was all over the place. i wasn't as hyped or active on both ends as i usually am. the coach pointed out it's hard for me to see. i think i'm playing hard. but until they show you the film, it's totally different. the film never lies. >> you know, we talk a lot about robert griffin, iii and how impressive he is. i think we're going to be saying the same thing about bradley biel two or three months from now. >> he's got game. i'll be happy to see him turn it around. >> he needs help. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that rht now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and
, because the boston and other station ws are closed. all of it for trackwork. >> do you have to work today? >> yes, i do. that's where i'm on my way right now. >> are you going to be late? >> i don't know. i hope not. >> i'm supposed to go to the dentist. i guess i'm going to be late. >> reporter: these twitter pictures were sent by red line riders. they show pictures of crowded platforms where trains were being single tracked. >> i went down into the bethesda station this morning at 9:00 and there was many people leaving, going in. and when the train arrived it was packed. only a few people could get on. today there was clearly a real rewup. >> reporter: at the dreen belt station, passengers headed toward college station were not happy to hear about single tracking delays. add in a modified holiday schedule for metro buses, and it was delays all the way around. >> how long have you been waiting? >> a long time. >> reporter: as one person pointed out today, the track work, the delays are necessary. there's important safety work that metro has to do. it's frustrating for everyone. but we're
that at all. all up and down the east coast from long island, through boston, this storm is hitting people very hard. as we've been talking about the last couple of days, for us, we're not seeing us get hit hard at all. first off, the radar picture, if you take a look outside, we've got plenty of clouds across the region. we are starting to see some shower activity and some light rain moving in. that is all it is right now. light rain. i would not be surprised to see a few snowflakesed mixed in from time to time. most of this is in southern maryland, around fredericksburg. but most of this is very, very light. you may need to put those windshield wipers on just a little bit. but that is it. as you can see here, this is where the snow is, up through new york, trenton, new jersey, around the philadelphia area, seeing a mixture of rain and snow. and right along the shore, the places that were hit hardest by sandy, the jersey shore, long island, staten island, they are seeing tremendous snow right now. and not just with snow, they're looking at very strong winds, upwards of 40, 50, 60 miles no
up towards new york and boston, which could see 60-mile-an-hour winds with this storm. so this is going to be a big storm. for us, however, we miss out on the biggest impacts of it. mostly clear, cool, but nice this evening. temperatures 40 to 46. i need to lower those because some areas are already in the 30s. tomorrow morning, 24 in some of the coldest areas to about 35 in the city. mostly clear and cold tomorrow afternoon. morning sunshine, afternoon clouds, continued chilly. 45 to about 50 degrees. windchills in the low 40s all day long. cold air sticks around. wednesday, thursday, watching that coastal storm closely. watch this. here comes friday, saturday, sunday and monday. temperatures warming up nicely. we could be near 70 in some areas by late sunday and monday. so it looks like the cold stretch will be over. i don't see it coming back for >> that will be welcomed. people need to bundle up if they're going to go to the polls tomorrow. >> tomorrow morning is going to be really cold, so make sure you're ready for that. ing up, to virginia voters. find out how the c
will be limited today between washington, new york, and boston. that's because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid sold out trains and long lines at ticket counters. >>> today montgomery county council president will discuss pepco's response to hurricane sandy. roger verlander will meet with members of the media today at the county building in rockville. thousands lost electricity in the county as trees knocked over power lines after the storm. pepco is receiving generally high praise for its response to sandy, restoring power to everybody only a few days after the storm. >>> 6:06 is your time. 40 degrees. ahead, a tough one for the redskins and something you don't expect to hear from a head coach halfway through the season. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage
a little class in the joint, harvard and yale up in boston today the 129th meeting between those two, 43 with the sunshine in boston today. >> that is a good rivalry. >> we could use a little class here. >> thanks. legendary football player and coach mike ditka is recovering this morning after suffering a stroke. ditka was playing cards last night when he started to feel ill and had to be taken to the hospital. the 73-year-old told reporters he was feeling good and will be back to work soon. he is a football analyst for espn and other stations but says he won't be on the air this weekend. he had a heart attack in 1988 while coaching the bears. >>> after a season opening loss to kentucky the terps look to get on a roll to start off the year. >> carol maloney has the highlights in this morning's sports minute. >> good saturday morning everyone. we'll start with college hoops and a nonconference schedule for maryland. you know, a lot of folks called their opponent liu a cupcake. i admit i had to look them up to remember what they were called and what they're about. liu, long island universi
to concede after many networks took an hour to call the race. danielle leigh is live in boston with more on that. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this ballroom cleared out almost immediately after romney conceded the race. thousands of once excited supporters walked out in quiet disappointment, in many ways, the life just sucked out of them. romney appeared for only a few minutes and briefly addressed everyone. he thanked them for their support, congratulated barack obama, and then he discussed his disappointment that he would not be the next u.s. president. >> i so wish, i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes, to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation shows another leader, and so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. thank you and god bless. >> reporter: and another key topic that came out of mitt romney's speech here, he said that leaders need to work together. he called on them to come across the table and address the gridlock in congress. that's something that's going to be a key topic in the n
this morning. all the way from denver, through washington, raleigh, up to boston, not a single drop of rain during the afternoon today. temperaturewise, it has been cool over that same period. 49 in cincinnati. look at jacksonville, florida, right now a temperature of 54 degrees. boston at 41 degrees. we're seeing very cool air for this part of november. all the way down toward the south. it's going to continue to stay here right on through the next couple of days and into the weekend. i'll show you what to expect for that thanksgiving holiday coming up. >>> well, tonight the twinkie, the ho ho, the snowball and classic cupcake, all american snack foods of that classic company could be in jeopardy. hostess, the company that created the tasty treats, announces it's closing its doors because of a labor dispute with its workers. pat collins tells us about the impact this could have on our area. >> reporter: i remember as a boy the old wonder bread bakery. it was near griffith stadium when the senators played. and you could smell that bread baking. you knew it was time to play ball. and after t
to not bring a lot of precipitation inland, but with cold air around, it could be snowing from boston to new york and right down through new jersey into delaware and areas just north and east of washington. this is as of 3:00 this afternoon. that's when we'll have some of that colder air getting drawn into the storm, changing the rain to snow. and then this evening, this is as of 7:00 p.m., we still could have some of that just to the north and east of washington, some of the heavier amounts of snow, northern delaware, up into new jersey, and around the new york city area. and then that storm system then deepens more and moves on up toward eastern new england, and we here will dry out. this is a thursday morning at 5:00. we ought to have the cloud cover breaking up. we'll get some sunshine back tomorrow. i'll have all the details on that. we'll take a look at the seven day outlook. that will be coming up here in another ten minutes. for the day today, hour by hour. you'll need an umbrella this morning. a chilly light rain by 6:00 a.m., upper 30s. by noontime, the low 40s. winds will begin to
for their home opener in boston tonight at 7:00 on comcast sportsnet. rookie bradley biel who is playing in his first regular season game at the verizon center excited to play in front of the home crowd. >> i'm really excited. my family will be there and actually this is my town now. this is my city so to speak so now i have to be here to represent and show what i'm capable of doing as well as my teammates. we have a great team this year. hopefully the fans will support us through the whole year. >> your local college football games today linebacker turned qb sean petty and the terps host georgia tech. virginia hits the road to face nc state. it's the battle for the real deal in d.c. as howard battles with hampton. west virginia visits tcu. navy welcomes the fighting alfred morrises otherwise known as the florida atlantic owls. don't forget the other football going on later. d.c. united kicking off the 2012 playoffs hosting the new york red bulls at rfk tonight at 8:00. hoping their fans get rfk rocking. and that's your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. hope your saturday is a good one. >> than
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